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Stephanie – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

Stephanie – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

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The question of when you stop feeling like a girlfriend and start feeling like a caregiver is, and there was a point where I absolutely know that that happened. I saw that he relied on me probably too much to get the care that he needed. There's ... Show More

The question of when you stop feeling like a girlfriend and start feeling like a caregiver is, and there was a point where I absolutely know that that happened. I saw that he relied on me probably too much to get the care that he needed. There's a lot of stuff, that I used to, know, that Mike would take care of for me, and I made a point of the things Mike could do, I would happily throw at him. Whether it was fix my earrings or put up stuff he could do, I made sure he was still being able to be of service to me like he used to be. Just so we could feel like there was some symbiotic-ness in what we do for each other.

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Stephanie – How has your relationship with your spouse or partner changed?

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Partner or spouse injured in 2004 at age 41, paraplegic
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The question of when you stop feeling like a girlfriend and start feeling like a caregiver is, and there was a point where I absolutely know that that happened. I saw that he relied on me probably too much to get the care that he needed. There's a lot of stuff, that I used to, know, that Mike would take care of for me, and I made a point of the things Mike could do, I would happily throw at him. Whether it was fix my earrings or put up stuff he could do, I made sure he was still being able to be of service to me like he used to be. Just so we could feel like there was some symbiotic-ness in what we do for each other.

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